Triangles Skill Level 1 Approximate Time to Make 68 hours AFGHAN

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					Triangles
Skill Level: 1                                         Rnd 3: Ch 3, [fpdc, bpdc] 2 times, fpdc, *(2 dc,
Approximate Time to Make: 68 hours                     ch 3, 2 dc) all in next ch-3 sp**, fpdc [bpdc,
                                                       fpdc] 4 times; rep from * around, ending at **,
AFGHAN measures approximately 55” x 89”                fpdc, bpdc, fpdc; join with sl st to beg ch 3 – 13
                                                       sts each side.
RED HEART® “Super Saver®” (economy
                 ®                 ®
size), Art.E300 (7 ounce/364 solid): 7 skeins          Rnd 4: Ch 3, [fpdc, bpdc] 3 times, fpdc, *(2 dc,
No. 0886 Blue CA, 7 skeins No. 0385 Royal              ch 3, 2 dc) all in next ch-3 sp**, [fpdc, bpdc] 6
CB, 7 skeins No. 0885 Delft Blue CC.                   times, fpdc; rep from * around, ending at **,
TLC® “Essentials™”, Art.512 (6 ounce/312
      ®               ™                                fpdc [bpdc, fpdc] 2 times; join with a sl st to beg
yard solid): 2 skeins No. 2672 Lt Thyme CD.            ch-3 – 17 sts each side.

Color Option 1: TLC®”Essentials™" : 24                 Rnd 5: Ch 3, fpdc, [bpdc, fpdc] 4 times, *(2 dc,
skeins 2323 Aran CA and 2 Skeins No. 2335              ch 3, 2 dc) all in next ch-3 sp**, [fpdc, bpdc
CB.
                                                       ] 8 times; fpdc; rep from * around ending at **,
Color Option 2: TLC® “Essentials”™: 12
                                                       [fpdc, bpdc] 3 times, fpdc; join with sl st to beg
skeins each No. 2672 Lt. Thyme CA, 2673
Medium Thyme CB, and 2 skeins No. 2675 CC.             ch 3 – 21 sts each side.
Color Option 3: TLC ® “Essentials”™: 12
skeins each No. 2327 Sandstone CA, No. 2254            Fasten off.
Persimmon CB and 2 skeins No. 2958 Falling
Leaves CC.                                             ASSEMBLY:

Crochet Hook: 5.0mm [US H-8]                           Place triangles according to the diagram. With
Yarn needle                                            CD (or color used for edging) and wrong sides
Susan Bates Trim tool                                  together, join motifs with sc, beg at any ch-3
                                                       corner, working the inside lps only. Complete
                                                       one direction of diagonals first, then all the
GAUGE: 16 sts = 4” Triangle measures 6 ½”              horizontals, then the opposite rows of diagonals.
on each side (point to point)                          Be careful to make the corners of the triangles
CHECK YOUR GAUGE: Use any size hook                    meet.
to obtain the gauge.
Special Stitches:                                      EDGING:
bpdc = Dc around the post of the next dc from
the back.                                              Work one row sc even spaced on each side – do
fpdc = DC around the post of the next dc from          not edging top and bottom. Fasten off. Weave
the front.                                             in ends.

TRIANGLE (Make 56 Royal, 56 Delft Blue,
and 84 Blue)                                           TASSELS:
Ch 8; join with a sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (first dc), 4 dc in ring, ch 3 [5 dc,      Using the Susan Bates Trim tool, make tassels
ch 3] 2 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3.     using three strands of CA, CB, and CC. Place
                                                       the cut yarn through the corners of the indicated
Rnd 2: Sl st in next dc, ch 3 (counts as first         triangles. Tie the tassels at the neck securely
bpdc), fpdc around the post of the next dc, bpdc       with Royal blue. Cut the royal blue ties even
around the next dc, fpdc in next dc, *(2 dc, ch 3,     with the tassel yarn.
2 dc) all in next ch-3 sp**, fpdc, bpdc, fpdc,
bpdc, fpdc; rep from * around, ending at **,           Designed by Ellen Gormley
fpdc; join with sl st to beg ch 3 – 9 sts each side.   For Coats & Clark
Triangles Placement Diagram
                                                                               eGo
                                                                      Ellen Gormley
B       C       B       C       B       C       B       C   Original Crochet Designs
C       B       C       B       C       B       C       A
    A       A       A       A       A       A       A
                                                            A = Blue (84)
    A       A       A       A       A       A       A
B       C       B       C       B       C       B       C   B = Delft Blue
C       B       C       B       C       B       C       B   (lightest blue)(56)
    A       A       A       A       A       A       A

    A       A       A       A       A       A       A
                                                            C = Royal (darkest
B       C       B       C       B       C       B       C   blue)(56)
C       B       C       B       C       B       C       B
    A       A       A       A       A       A       A       D(joining color) =
                                                            Light Thyme
    A       A       A       A       A       A       A
B       C       B       C       B       C       B       C
C       B       C       B       C       B       C       B   Join the diagonals
    A       A       A       A       A       A       A
                                                            highlighted in red
                                                            first
    A       A       A       A       A       A       A
B       C       B       C       B       C       B       C
                                                            Join the horizontals
C       B       C       B       C       B       C       B   highlighted in blue
    A       A       A       A       A       A       A
                                                            second.
    A       A       A       A       A       A       A
B       C       B       C       B       C       B       C   Join the diagonals
C       B       C       B       C       B       C       B   highlighted in
    A       A       A       A       A       A       A       green third.
    A       A       A       A       A       A       A
B       C       B       C       B       C       B       C   Make edging
C       B       C       B       C       B       C       B   highlighted with
                                                            yellow fourth.
OPTIONAL AFGHAN SWATCHES

                                  Combination 1
                                  CA, CB combined = 2323 Aran
      A       A       A       A   CD=2335 Taupe

     B        B       B       B   Combination 2
          A       A       A
                                  CA= 2672 Light Thyme
                                  CB= 2673 Med Thyme
      A B A B A B A
                                  CD= 2675 Dark Thyme
     B        B       B       B
          A       A       A
                                  Combination 3
          B       B       B       CA= 2327 Sandstone
      A       A       A       A
                                  CB= 2254 Persimmon
     B        B       B       B   CD= 2958 Falling Leaves

                                  Join the diagonals highlighted
                                  in red first

                                  Join the horizontals
                                  highlighted in blue second.

                                  Join the diagonals highlighted
                                  in green third.

                                  Make edging highlighted with
                                  yellow fourth.

				
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